Murray State vs Tennessee Tech: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 23, 2021

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (1-12) visit the Murray State Racers (5-3) after losing nine straight road games. The Racers are heavy favorites by 12.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 8:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021. The point total is set at 138.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Golden Eagles (+12.5)

The Racers are favored by both DraftKings and the model, but the model has them winning by significantly less (12.5 to 8.5 points). Take the Golden Eagles and the points.

Pick OU:
Over (138.5)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 2.1 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: Murray State 75, Tennessee Tech 66

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Racers this season is 74.2 points, 1.8 fewer points than their implied total of 76 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Murray State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (76) six times.
  • The 76.3-point average implied total on the season for the Golden Eagles is 13.3 more points than the team’s 63-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Tennessee Tech has totaled more than 63 points eight times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Murray State and Tennessee Tech Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 12.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Racers 2-4 1-0 3-3
Golden Eagles 6-7 0-0 9-4

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Murray State Tennessee Tech
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/21/2021 Jacksonville State Loss 85-82 1/21/2021 Austin Peay Loss 72-69
1/16/2021 UT Martin Win 79-57 1/16/2021 Tennessee State Win 74-71
12/15/2020 Transylvania Win 90-49 1/14/2021 Belmont Loss 88-67
12/11/2020 Southern Illinois Loss 70-66 1/9/2021 Eastern Kentucky Loss 90-80
12/8/2020 Austin Peay Win 87-57 12/22/2020 Western Kentucky Loss 88-68

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